Mpumalanga Black Aces striker, Thulasizwe Mbuyane, has ended speculation about his future by signing for ambitious NFD side, Royal Eagles.
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As reported by the crew earlier, Mbuyane and his former Bucs teammate, Onyekachi Okonkwo, has missed the last three matches for AmaZayoni and that raised speculation that the former Orlando Pirates striker might not be in the coach’s plans for this season.
Aces Media Liaison Officer, Gordon Masondo, however dismissed this speculation earlier saying it was just a tactical decision to leave out the two players from the squad.
However, as reported in Siyagobhoza of tomorrow’s paper the crew had it on record that Aces were speaking to two NFD sides and a PSL team about a possible move for Mbuyane.
Now a Siya source close to the deal has confirmed that Juju, as Mbuyane is affectionately known in football circles, has signed for Eagles.
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Contacted by the Siya crew for comment, Eagles CEO Richard Makhoba could not confirm nor deny that Mbuyane has joined his club.
“Call me after 30 minutes,” said Makhoba before hanging up the phone.
Aces have since confirmed on their official website that Mbuyane has indeed joined Eagles.
“Black Aces have also announced that Thulasizwe Mbuyane has been released to Golden (Royal) Eagles on a permanent transfer,” read a statement on the club’s official website.